Publishing Adobe Captivate Projects: SWF, HTML5, or Both?

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Kevin Siegel      If you attend our  Adobe Captivate Beginner class , you will learn how to publish projects as SWF (for desktop users) and HTML5 (for mobile users).  Currently, the most common way to publish a Captivate project is as a Flash SWF, an excellent solution because SWF files provide the best multimedia experience for your learners. While HTML5 may one day completely replace SWF, today is not that day.

SWF 131

Captivate Tips for Beginners Part III: Adding Text Animation

eLearning Brothers

This post is the last of a three part series, Captivate Tips for Beginners. swf or.gif). swf or.gif). And here is an overview of everything we learned in all three of the Captivate for Beginners posts: [link]. Need to add text animation to your Adobe Captivate course? Then you are in the right place. This post will cover three areas of text animation: How to Use Captivate Text Animations. How to Move Text with Captivate Effects. How to Add an Animated Text file (.swf

Insiders

Sign Up for our Newsletter

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Adobe Captivate 5.5: Lowering the Size of Published SWFs

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Fortunately, adding interactivity to a lesson does not negatively impact the size of the published SWF. Rather, imported assets such as audio, video and images are the main culprits behind SWF bloat. There are some things that you can do while working in Captivate that may lower the size of the published SWF. However, if you can trim the lesson down to 2-3 minutes of playtime, you'll save on SWF file size. We offer Beginner and Advanced classes.

Adobe Captivate: Live, Online Training Now Available in Central European Time Zone Hours

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

  This beginner Adobe Captivate training class will quickly have you creating eLearning and mLearning lessons that include software simulations, demonstrations and soft-skills (compliance training). And you will learn how to publish your lessons for the widest possible audience including how to output both Flash (SWF) and HTML5 (so that your lessons will play on such mobile devices as the Apple iPad).

Adobe Captivate: Internalize or Externalize?

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

The common way to publish a completed Captivate eLearning video is as a SWF (small web file). When the publish process is complete, you will end up with three files: an HTML file (which is what your learner will need to open the lesson in a web browser), a JavaScript file (called standard.js) and the SWF containing your lesson.  But it is possible to publish your Captivate video so that the Skin, Widgets, FMR's and Animations are split apart from the SWF.

Adobe Captivate: When It Comes to Images, Choose Your Quality

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

While your published SWF will be smaller when compared to using the other modes listed here, this setting will lower the quality of the published images so much, you may not like it. The compression JPEGs is controlled by the JPEG quality percentage via the SWF size and quality preferences (via File > Publish Settings ). This option will result in nice-looking images, but will increase the size of your published SWF dramatically. by Kevin Siegel.

Adobe Captivate: Using Aggregator

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

If you publish your Captivate projects as SWFs, you can combine multiple SWF files into one lesson using the Aggregator. Once added to an Aggregator project, you can publish the combined files as a SWF, EXE file, PDF or HTML. The published Aggregator file will include a TOC using the names of the separate SWF files. To ensure the uniformity of Table of Contents (TOC) settings across lessons, you can set any SWF in the TOC as the master. by Kevin Siegel.

Adobe Captivate 5.5: Flash Player Version Aversion

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Learners attempting to open a SWF published to a more recent version of the Player than what is installed on their computer will be unable to view the lesson. We offer Beginner and Advanced classes. by Kevin Siegel. One of the big decisions you will need to make during the Publish process ( File > Publish ) is which Flash Player to choose from the Flash Player Version drop-down menu. Captivate 5.5 sports three versions of the Flash Player: 9, 10 and 10.2.

Camtasia Training in Philadelphia

TechSmith Camtasia

Whether you're a beginner looking to learn the basics, or an intermediate user in need of some tips and tricks, we have a Camtasia Studio training class that's right for you. You have your choice of a morning beginner class, and an afternoon intermediate class. Beginner Camtasia Studio (PC) Training Session - 8:30 am to 12:00 pm. MP4, SWF, FLV, WMV - which one? Get hands-on Camtasia Studio training from TechSmith's top trainers!

Camtasia Studio Training Hits the Road.

TechSmith Camtasia

Ryan will conduct two 3 hour sessions - one for beginner Camtasia Studio users and another for intermediate Camtasia Studio users at the University of California in Irvine on October 15. Here are details about each session: Beginner Camtasia Studio training session. MP4, SWF, FLV, WMV - which one? Calling all Camtasia Studio users! Ryan Eash, from TechSmith's User Assistance team, is hitting the road for the EDUCAUSE conference.

Adobe Captivate 5: Preload Your Corporate Brand

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

In fact, the learner will have to wait for a specific percentage of the SWF to downloaded. The time it takes for that percentage to be reached depends on two things: the size of the SWF you published and the speed of the learner's internet connection. You have the ability to use Captivate's Preloader feature to both control what the learner sees as they wait for the lesson to begin, and the percentage of the SWF that must be downloaded before the lesson will begin to play.

Step-by-Step Guide for Creating Software Simulations Using Adobe Captivate

CommLab India

You can publish your software simulation to a swf. Adobe Captivate is a very easy to use tool for beginners who know the nuances of online learning. Are you finding it difficult to develop applications that teach the use of software effectively and in a timely manner? Or are you trying to develop your own software training? Then, you can develop software simulations that engage your learners with Adobe Captivate easily.

10 Widely Used Authoring Tools that Support HTML5 and Empower E-learning

CommLab India

swf) worked well on desktops and laptops and for many years, Flash ruled the e-learning world. Beginners can choose this tool due to its ease of to use. Raptivity is very useful for beginners working with e-learning authoring tools. As technology evolves the workforce seeks more interactivity and access to learning programs on multiple devices. E-learning industry experts are introducing new concepts to engage learners and reduce their cognitive load.